The first table below looks at the demand for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Surrey region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 65 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing SOAP 18 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.41% 0.79% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 2.58% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £330 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
364 387 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.55% 30.71% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 199 199
Average daily rate £350 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 17
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 7 £900 -
Woking - 3 £375 -
Guildford - 2 - - 1
Leatherhead +1 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 40 (80.00%) Web Services
2 39 (78.00%) REST
3 35 (70.00%) XML
3 35 (70.00%) SQL
4 34 (68.00%) .NET
5 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
6 30 (60.00%) C#
7 28 (56.00%) Scrum
7 28 (56.00%) WCF
7 28 (56.00%) BDD
8 27 (54.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (52.00%) QA
9 26 (52.00%) Visual Studio
10 24 (48.00%) WPF
10 24 (48.00%) Automated Testing
10 24 (48.00%) Software Testing
11 21 (42.00%) ISEB
12 12 (24.00%) Java
13 11 (22.00%) SAP
13 11 (22.00%) Office 365
14 10 (20.00%) SpecFlow
14 10 (20.00%) Oracle
15 9 (18.00%) DevOps
16 8 (16.00%) JMS
17 7 (14.00%) Linux
17 7 (14.00%) SAP PI
18 6 (12.00%) Spring
18 6 (12.00%) SOA
18 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
18 6 (12.00%) SoapUI

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Documentum
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) FTP
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (52.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (12.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) JMeter
5 2 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Publishing
2 4 (8.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Analyst
2 25 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 19 (38.00%) Test Engineer
4 16 (32.00%) QA Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Tester
9 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Consultant
11 1 (2.00%) Software Architect
11 1 (2.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) Web Services
2 39 (78.00%) REST
3 35 (70.00%) XML
4 34 (68.00%) .NET
5 28 (56.00%) WCF
6 24 (48.00%) WPF
7 8 (16.00%) JMS
8 7 (14.00%) SAP PI
9 6 (12.00%) Spring
10 4 (8.00%) MSMQ
10 4 (8.00%) Middleware
11 3 (6.00%) XSLT
11 3 (6.00%) JDBC
11 3 (6.00%) XSD
11 3 (6.00%) HTML
12 2 (4.00%) Kafka
12 2 (4.00%) JSON
12 2 (4.00%) Ajax
12 2 (4.00%) J2EE
12 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Open Source
1 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Scrum
1 28 (56.00%) BDD
2 24 (48.00%) Automated Testing
2 24 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (18.00%) DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) SOA
5 5 (10.00%) EAI
5 5 (10.00%) MVC
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) Data Management
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) Validation
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.00%) Release Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) ABAP
6 3 (6.00%) Korn
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (52.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) SAP
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Sun
3 3 (6.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Software AG
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.00%) Mercator
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss